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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Aconitum carmichaeliiJapanese Aconite, Carmichael's monkshood02
Allium ampeloprasumWild Leek, Broadleaf wild leek53
Allium porrumLeek, Garden leek42
Allium sativumGarlic, Cultivated garlic55
Allium sativum ophioscorodonSerpent Garlic55
Allium ursinumWild Garlic53
Allium vinealeCrow Garlic, Wild garlic, Compact onion, False Garlic, Wild, Onion32
Ammi visnagaVisnaga. Khella. Bishop's Weed, Toothpickweed15
Angelica laxiflora 01
Angelica pubescensDu Huo23
Angelica sinensisDang Gui - Dong Quai - Chinese Angelica05
Annona muricataSour Sop43
Argania spinosaArgan Tree, Spiny Argania, Morocco Ironwood42
Artemisia capillarisYin Chen Hao13
Artemisia scopariaRedstem wormwood12
Asclepias tuberosaPleurisy Root, Butterfly milkweed, Rolfs' milkweed, Indian Paintbrush33
Astragalus membranaceusHuang Qi05
Astragalus mongholicusMongolian Astragalus03
Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherd's Purse32
Chamaemelum nobileChamomile, Roman chamomile25
Cnidium officinale 12
Collinsonia canadensisStone Root - Horse Balm, Richweed03
Consolida regalisLarkspur, Royal knight's-spur03
Coptis chinensisHuang Lian03
Coptis deltoidea 02
Crataegus laevigataMidland Hawthorn, Smooth hawthorn, English Hawthorn35
Crataegus monogynaHawthorn, Oneseed hawthorn35
Crataegus pinnatifidaChinese Haw33
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